Cyclone Biparjoy is expected to make landfall in Gujarat’s Saurashtra and Kutch regions and adjoining Pakistan coasts on Thursday. The storm is currently located over the east-central Arabian Sea, about 350 kilometers southwest of Porbandar. On Tuesday, authorities in Gujarat shifted 37,800 people from coastal areas to temporary shelters in anticipation of the powerful cyclone which is expected to make… Continue reading "Over 35,000 evacuated as Gujarat braces for Cyclone Biparjoy"
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The first phase of voting for the Gujarat elections began at 8 am today. Polling is underway in 89 seats of the 182-member assembly. As many as 788 candidates are in the contest in this phase. The second phase will be held on December 5 and the results will be declared on December 8. Gujarat will vote for a new… Continue reading "Polling underway in 89 seats in Gujarat elections Phase – I"
The Campaigning for the first phase of elections in 89 out of the total 182 seats in Gujarat ended on Tuesday evening. A long campaign by political parties with allegations and counter-allegations ended as votes are all set to be cast for phase 1 of the Assembly elections in Gujarat on December 1. Voting for the remaining 93 seats will… Continue reading "Curtains come down on Gujarat Assembly elections campaign"
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the forces that indulged in spreading hatred and defamed Gujarat will be swept out of the state again in the next month’s Assembly polls which he said BJP would win with a record margin. On visit of poll-bound Gujarat, PM Modi addressed a rally in Valsad district and later attended a mass marriage… Continue reading "Forces defaming Gujarat will be swept out: Modi"
The opposition Congress on Friday announced its first list of 43 candidates for the Gujarat Assembly elections, fielding Rajya Sabha MP Amee Yagnik from the Ghatlodia constituency which is currently held by Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel. Senior leader and former party MLA Arjun Modhwadia has been nominated from the Porbandar seat, which he had lost to the BJP’s Babu Bokhiriya… Continue reading "Congress announces first list of candidates for Gujarat elections"
Ahead of the assembly elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah are all set to begin their Gujarat tour. While PM Modi will visit the poll-bound state for a day, Amit Shah will stay there for two days. PM Modi will address a mega event in Patidar-dominated Saurashtra to woo the Patel voters. He will kick… Continue reading "Modi to address Saurashtra ahead of Gujarat polls"